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Festival de cinéma en famille offers movies for all ages ​

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With March Break just around the corner (no school March 5-9), and thousands of students wondering what to do with their time, what better thing to do than to take in a few movies?

Community Calendar

Feb. 23 to March 4 – Pentathlon & Triathlon des neiges on the Plains of Abraham. For details, see    

Monastère des Augustines offers music to soothe the soul

Photo: montage provided by the OSQ

La musique qui fait du bien (Feel Good Music) is being offered in the chapel of the Monastère des Augustines, in collaboration with the Monastère and musicians of the Orchestre symphonique de Québec (OSQ) and Les Violons du Roy, from March 3 to May 7.

Patricia Joan O’DONNELL 1938 - 2018

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Patricia O’Donnell passed away in Jeffery Hale Hospital, Quebec City, after a battle with cancer, on Feb. 20, 2018, at age 79.

Born on May 26, 1938, she was the daughter of Parkyn O’Donnell and Mary Edna Farmer.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sisters Mary (David Todd) and Barbara (James Morrissey), her niece Anita Morrissey and nephew Ron Morrissey.

Alice Louise Clarke (née Penney) LANGTON

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Alice passed away peacefully on February 21, 2018, at the wonderful age of 87, following a brief illness. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Alice lived in Quebec City with her family. Following the death of her husband John Clarke in 1970, she married Thomas Langton in 1974 and moved to Providence, Rhode Island.

The Canso – Story of one of my more memorable flying experiences

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It was summer of 1951, and my next flight was on board a Canso amphibious flying boat. It would leave at 8:30 a.m. from Knob Lake, 365 miles north of Seven Islands [now better known as Sept-Îles], our destination.

Expo Habitat: The house in all its forms

It’s starting to look like spring, and it’s that time of year when Quebecers feel the urge to clean, paint and decorate. This was the ideal time to visit Expo Habitat and discover all the information and inspiration needed to make a house a home.

What to do? March Break 2018

Photo: Lise Lafond
Both English-language and French-language schools in Quebec City will give students a week off from March 3-11 for March Break. There is no shortage of fun activities for the whole family around town during this week.
To help you enjoy your March Break to the fullest, we’ve compiled this handy list: 

Snowshoeing and ducks at the Domaine de Maizerets

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) and Be Active Quebec (BAQ) held their fourth annual snowshoeing activity for newcomers on Feb. 17. Some 25 people gathered for the event at the Domaine de Maizerets.

St. Pat’s students deliver heart-warming Valentines

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

As part of St. Patrick’s High School’s “Be Kind” community outreach project, 27 Secondary 1 students celebrated Valentine’s Day by delivering flowers to each of the 350 residents of Le St-Patrick retirement home on Grande Allée.

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